Kathy’s Italian Sausage Soup

1/2 lb sweet Italian sausage, ground 2/3 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked 6 cups beef broth (low sodium if desired) 15 oz can navy beans, rinsed and drained 15 oz can diced tomatoes 1/4 teaspoon pepper 10 oz frozen spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry Directions: Cook sausage over medium heat in a soup potContinue reading “Kathy’s Italian Sausage Soup”

Cheesy Vegetable Soup

4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons plain flour 5 cups chicken broth 3 cups broccoli, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 3/4 cup celery, chopped 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/8 teaspoon garlic powder 3/8 teaspoon dried thyme 1 egg 12 oz can evaporated milk 2-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese Directions: Melt butter in large heavy pot. Stir inContinue reading “Cheesy Vegetable Soup”

Italian Meatball Soup

8 oz refrigerated or frozen Italian-seasoned or other meatballs, cooked 1 (qty) 15 oz can Del Monte Sweet Peas, drained 1 (qty) 14.5 oz can Del Monte Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano 1 (qty) 14.5 oz can beef broth Optional: Fresh basil leaves Directions: Combine all ingredients in large saucepan. Bring to boil;Continue reading “Italian Meatball Soup”

Sausage Squash Casserole (Tim the Younger’s Version)

1 (or 2) lbs Tennessee Pride Hot Country Sausage, browned and drained 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 8 oz shredded Colby Jack or Cheddar 2 (qty) 12 oz cans evaporated milk 2 tablespoons dried chives 1 teaspoon salt 8 medium yellow squash, cut in chunks, sauteed in butter or oil, drained 4 large eggs 1 toContinue reading “Sausage Squash Casserole (Tim the Younger’s Version)”

Sausage Squash Casserole (Granny’s version)

(Granny’s Note: I usually make with yellow crookneck, but zucchini would be good.) 1 lb bulk pork sausage, browned and drained 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon parsley 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 to 4 cups squash, boiled and drained 2 eggs Directions:Continue reading “Sausage Squash Casserole (Granny’s version)”